Updated: 7/10/2014 1:36:14 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $27,716. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $27,716. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,327. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENGINEERING)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision performs intermediate technical work inspecting and monitoring construction projects and performing drafting assignments.

Inspects and monitors construction projects; drafts; maintains records. General knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in construction projects; some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering; ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy; ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches; skill in the use of construction materials testing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and associates. Performs inspections of developments under construction to ensure compliance with standards and County specifications and advises contractors of corrective actions. Reviews plans, performs field trips, and conducts road and traffic surveys. Prepares reports, receives and investigates complaints, and performs other duties as directed. Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including a computer, calculator, automobile, surveying equipment, hand auger, drafting instruments, pick, etc. Must possess the ability to utilize and learn new skills pertaining to Engineering Technician. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in Civil Engineering Technology. Must be certified by the S.C.D.O.T. in the Asphalt Roadway Inspector Training Course and Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector Training Course within one year. Must possess a valid S. C. driverís license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION SUPERVISOR (REC CENTERS/COUNTY)
Starting salary - $9:00/hr to $12.00/hr.

Supervises and performs responsible skilled labor for recreation customer service and maintenance work, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of recreation programs and facilities. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Assists with youth and adult recreations programs and recreation facility maintenance; ensuring safety of program participants; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Coordinator 2, Assistant Recreation Manager or Recreation Manager, depending on assignment. Opens and closes facility, as directed. Promotes safety; encourages proper behavior of program participants. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Performs related tasks, as required.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation programs. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Must demonstrate good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety. Must be able to drive vehicles in support of activities and assist with special events. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires high school diploma and three years of experience in recreational activities or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office software applications.
Requires possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen and criminal background check. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until July 25, 2014


CORONER INVESTIGATOR (CORONER)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409- Performs intermediate protective work investigating violent or suspicious deaths. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Chief Investigator/Coronor.

Investigates violent or suspicious deaths; gathers and secures evidence; interviews victims, witnesses and suspects; maintains records and files; prepares reports. Has a high degree of understanding of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the Coronerís office. Responsible for investigating violent or suspicious deaths in order to determine cause and manner of death, using medical techniques in accordance with the laws of South Carolina. Involves traveling to and taking charge of the scene of death, securing the area, collecting evidence, making photos and sketches, identifying person(s), etc.; determining individual at fault in automobile accidents; ordering autopsies and specimens drawn. Is able to represent the Coronerís office professionally in the absence of the Coroner. Responsible for notifying next of kin, obtaining legal information from same and providing details of accident; informs family of autopsy findings. Able to disseminate correct information to news media. Familiar with and able to use various instruments/tools in procuring evidence. Is able to determine types of evidence and correct manner of preservation. Knows of the law enforcement agencies, emergency medical entities, medical facilities and medical doctors in the County. Must be able to appear in Court as required. Able to deal with stressful situations. Able to use independent judgment, prioritize and complete duties in a timely manner. Prepares a written report documenting each investigation. Able to communicate effectively with various people. Has good mathematical ability. Able to read and accurately complete various required documents . May be exposed to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized protective equipment. Knows how to operate standard office equipment. Has the ability to perform duties and responsibilities in extreme weather conditions, and to respond to calls on a 24-hour day/7 days per week basis.

The minimum education and experience requirements are graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in criminal justice or related field. Requires considerable experience in law enforcement. Must possess Basic Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the State of South Carolina and must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until July 24, 2014.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr Ė Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two yearsí experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 7/10/2014 1:36:14 PM EOE